UPES Clarifies Its Stand in Terms of Its Recognition

Dehradun, India (PressExposure) March 03, 2012 -- University of petroleum and energy studies extends the fact that it is a recognised statutory university duly enacted by an act passed by the Uttarakhand State Legislature. It is approved by the University Grant Commission, India (UGC). As a result, the degrees awarded by it are recognized and valid in the country.

Vice Chancellor, UPES, shares, "We came across the fact that there is a rumour spreading regarding the authentification of the organisation. The news has mislead many students and hampering the goodwill of the university. In addition, the parents have also been influenced. At this point, we would like to assure them that the UPES is in full compliance with all forms of statutory requirements and regulations in India. The graduates passing from our university can apply for Civil Services, Combined Defense Services (IMA & OTA) and Indian Forest Service & Central Police Forces. Not only this, there are many graduates who get oppurtunities to work with the most prominent companies in India."

The university is duly enacted through the UPES Act, 2003 passed by the Uttarakhand State Legislature. It has been notified in the State Govt. Gazette (Act No. 15 of 2003) dated July 10, 2003. In addition, UPES has also been inspected by the UGC and resultantly placed in the amongst the approved universities under clause (f) of section 2 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No. F.9.20/2003 (CPP-I) dated June 4, 2004. With the affect of awarded degrees under section 22 of the UGC Act, it can be assured that the degrees have full legal recognition in the country.

Looking at recent controversy at the recoginition of the university, the management clarifies UPES's stand related to the mandatory approvals required for a University to be incorporated. It has been noticed that there is lot of misunderstanding and wrong interpretation among certain section of students. Any form of such misleading notifications and messages are fictitious and have no true base. Due to this, the University has commenced an outreach program with students and parents. If you want to know more about the organisation, you can visit the website, [http://upes.ac.in/].

About the organisation: UPES is a name of high end education and strict discipline. It is Asia's first and only Energy & Core Sector University and is invloved in nurturing the talents of students in core sectors. Established in the year 2003, the university is equipped with the most experienced faculty, lab facilities, resdential amenities and much more. It offers courses in areas such as Oil & Gas, Shipping, Automobile, Infrastructure, Electronics, Power, Aviation, IT and Logistics & Supply Chain.

Media Contact:
Mr. H. Bahl
Advisor - Corporate Communications
hbahl@upes.ac.in
Tel : 011-41730151/152/153, 011-46022691/92-95 ext 146 Fax : 011- 41730154

About university of petroleum studies

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) is India's and Pan Asia's first Energy & Core Sector University. UGC approved and NAAC accredited, UPES offers over 47 graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs to more than 5000 students in the high growth sectors of Oil & Gas, Power, Aviation, Shipping, Automobile, Infrastructure, Electronics, IT and Logistics & Supply Chain. The Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) and Centre for Aviation Studies (CAS), UPES offer Executive programs through distance learning mode for the working professionals.

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Press Release Submitted On: March 03, 2012 at 12:52 am
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